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Autonomy Stack Lead

Frontline Communications • Harrisburg, PA

At Oshkosh, we build, serve and protect people and communities around the world by designing and manufacturing some of the toughest specialty trucks and access equipment. We employ over 15,000 team members all united by a common purpose. Our engineering and product innovation help keep soldiers and firefighters safe, is critical in building and keeping communities clean and helps people do their jobs every day.


As an Autonomy Stack Lead you will work within the unmanned systems engineering team on the design, development and implementation of software architecture, real-time control algorithms, artificial intelligence, motion planning, computer vision and sensor processing algorithms, graphical user interfaces, and inter-process messaging for advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS), connected and autonomous vehicles (CAV).


  • Research, study, and proposes use of new technologies to be used in the development of new and improved products

  • Maintain effective communication with suppliers, internal and external customers, and outside resources concerning technical subject matter

  • Develop detailed requirements and comprehensive test plans

  • Process engineering information through CMMI level 3 procedures.

  • Ensure that technical issues are conducted within the framework of company policies and procedures

  • Evaluate designs for performance, safety, and reliability

  • Establishes priorities for work delegated to others

  • Prepare technical proposals, quotations, reports, and presentations


  • Master's degree in engineering, (mechanical, electrical, computer)

  • Two or more years’ experience in developing software for unmanned ground vehicles, computer vision, and/or LIDAR sensor processing

  • Proven experienced engineer or team leader with experience in:

  • ADAS, and connected and automated systems, architectures, sensors and actuators

  • Safety-critical software-intensive control systems

  • Simulation toolsets

  • Requirements capture and specifications for demonstrator and production applications

  • Suppliers operating in the CAV arena

  • Validation & verification of CAV systems

  • Potential travel 20% of time


  • Ph. D in engineering, (mechanical, electrical, computer).

  • Five or more years’ experience in developing software for unmanned ground vehicles, computer vision, and/or LIDAR sensor processing

  • Knowledge/experience in the following areas - CAV technology trends and market needs, Cyber security, and/or CAV system validation & verification in virtual, controlled and real-world environments

  • Functional safety and the interrelationship with CAV architecture for automated systems (e.g.; ISO26262, SOTIF, UL4600)



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